Title: Personal Statement of Grit
Content Objective: I will be able to produce clear and coherent writing by creating a personal statement that meets the rubric requirements.
Language Objective: I will check my writing for capitalization and punctuation errors.
Homework: Get your film permission slip signed.
1. Do Now
2. Independent Practice:
Achieve Level Set
3. Independent Practice:
1. You will be writing a personal statement about grit. Before you start, you should know the difference between a purpose and a goal.
Purpose = This is your motivation for living. This is the reason for which you exist. This never ends.
Goal = This is your objective. You set a goal for yourself so that you can fulfill your purpose. A goal can be replaced by a new goal.
2. To hear someone share their purpose and goal, click on the video to watch Inky Johnson explain how he has had to overcome challenges to achieve his purpose. Get headphones.
3. You will now write your personal statement. See the rubric below to read the prompt and understand what you will need to receive an A.
Below the rubric is an example of a personal statement written by Mr. Westrup.
What is Inky's purpose?
What was Inky's goal?